University of California at Los Angeles

Fellowship Director:
David Heber MD, PhD
Div of Clinical Nutr, Dept of Med
UCLA Ctr for Human Nutrition
900 Veteran Ave., Rm 1-2-213
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1742
Phone: 310-206-1987
Fax: 310-206-5264
E-mail: dheber@mednet.ucla.edu

Specialty : Internal Medicine

Subspecialty: Nutrition

Primary Focus: Adults

# of Positions: 1st Yr: 1-2; 2nd Yr: 1-2

Duration: 24 months

Eligibility Requirements : Internal Medicine, Family Practice

Recruiting for 2005?: No

# Fellows being recruited :

Positions obtained by fellows in last 10 years
Academic:
Private:
Industry:
Other (Specify):

Certification exams taken by fellows
ABPNS:
ASPEN:
ACN:
Other (specify):

Background of fellows before entering program
Internal Medicine:
Family Medicine:
GI (adult/peds):
Endocrinology:
Nephrology:
Cardiology:
Critical Care Medicine:
PM:
Other (specify):

 

Faculty

# Directors : 1

Director Fellowship Trained? :Yes

Director time (%) : 100

Additional Faculty? : 1

Time (%) : 100

Other Faculty (#) :

Time (%) :

Fellow Funding Source (%) :

Extramural : 25 (NIH)

Hospital :

Practice : 75

Department :

Other :

Fellow Time Allocation
Yr 1

Didactic:
Clinical: 25
Research: 75
Teaching:
Yr 2 Didactic:
Clinical: 25
Research: 75
Teaching:
Yr 3
Didactic:
Clinical:
Research:
Teaching:

Program Content Taught Through:
Self: 40
Supervised Clinical:
Lecture/Academic:
Lecture/Non-academic:
Clinical Conference: 25
Research Seminar: 35
Journal:
Other:

Courses
Biochemistry:
Clinical Nutrition:
Biostatistics: 2
Other: 2 (clinical research)

% Fellowship Devoted to Nutrition: 80-100%

% Fellowship Devoted to Nutrition Support: greater than 20%

# of Educational Conferences per Month :

Clinical : 4

Clinical Nutrition :4

Fellows expected :4

Basic : 4

Basic Nutrition : 4

Fellows expected : 4

Journal : 0

Journal Nutrition :0

Fellows expected :0

Research :2

Research Nutrition :2
Fellows expected : 2

Lab : 4

Lab Nutrition : 4

Fellows expected : 4